Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 722 717 694
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 -91
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 389 500 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 316 356 393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 78,062 96,408 94,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.23% 55.96% 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63,848 80,282 79,950
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 369 £50,000 +3.09% 19
UK excluding London +46 244 £42,500 - 18
London -12 141 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Midlands +37 83 £40,000 +15.94% 7
South East +1 60 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East of England +106 54 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Midlands +68 50 £30,000 -36.84% 1
West Midlands -8 33 £41,750 +28.46% 6
North of England +24 23 £42,500 -5.56% 5
North West +33 20 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Scotland +23 16 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South West +13 7 £50,000 +29.87% 3
Yorkshire +11 3 - -
Northern Ireland -21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 250 (64.27%) PowerShell
2 231 (59.38%) Windows
3 189 (48.59%) SQL
4 163 (41.90%) Microsoft
5 153 (39.33%) SQL Server
6 114 (29.31%) Active Directory
7 108 (27.76%) VMware
8 107 (27.51%) C#
9 88 (22.62%) .NET
9 88 (22.62%) Windows Server
10 87 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 84 (21.59%) SCCM
12 82 (21.08%) JavaScript
13 81 (20.82%) Windows 10
14 80 (20.57%) ITIL
15 76 (19.54%) Windows 7
16 71 (18.25%) Linux
17 70 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 68 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 68 (17.48%) DNS
19 67 (17.22%) T-SQL
20 65 (16.71%) VB
21 62 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (15.68%) DHCP
22 61 (15.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 60 (15.42%) HTML
23 60 (15.42%) Finance
24 59 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
25 57 (14.65%) Office 365

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.71%) IIS
2 30 (7.71%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.63%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.80%) Documentum
7 6 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.29%) nginx
9 4 (1.03%) Confluence
9 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.77%) Apache
10 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.51%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.26%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) CMS
12 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) SAP CO
1 7 (1.80%) SAP FI
1 7 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (1.80%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.77%) Workfront
4 2 (0.51%) HFM
4 2 (0.51%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 87 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (14.65%) Office 365
3 35 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (4.63%) PaaS
6 17 (4.37%) SaaS
7 15 (3.86%) Mimecast
8 10 (2.57%) GitHub
8 10 (2.57%) Power Platform
9 9 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (2.06%) IaaS
11 7 (1.80%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (1.54%) OneDrive
13 4 (1.03%) BlazeMeter
14 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.48%) DNS
2 61 (15.68%) DHCP
3 41 (10.54%) Firewall
4 34 (8.74%) VLAN
5 27 (6.94%) SAN
6 22 (5.66%) iSCSI
6 22 (5.66%) TCP/IP
7 20 (5.14%) VoIP
8 18 (4.63%) VPN
9 13 (3.34%) HTTP
10 11 (2.83%) Internet
10 11 (2.83%) LAN
11 9 (2.31%) Skype
12 8 (2.06%) Network Security
12 8 (2.06%) SNMP
13 7 (1.80%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.29%) SMTP
14 5 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.03%) Broadband
15 4 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (39.33%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.57%) Power BI
8 9 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.06%) MySQL
10 7 (1.80%) DB2
10 7 (1.80%) GIS
10 7 (1.80%) SAP BW
10 7 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.54%) QlikView
11 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.29%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (5.91%) HP UFT
2 20 (5.14%) WinDbg
3 16 (4.11%) Selenium
3 16 (4.11%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.86%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.86%) MSI
5 13 (3.34%) JIRA
5 13 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.83%) InstallShield
7 10 (2.57%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.57%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (2.06%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.54%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.03%) eggPlant
12 4 (1.03%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.03%) Plastic SCM
12 4 (1.03%) The Grinder
General
1 60 (15.42%) Finance
2 19 (4.88%) Banking
3 16 (4.11%) Retail
4 12 (3.08%) Advertising
5 8 (2.06%) Law
6 7 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 71 (18.25%) Developer
2 59 (15.17%) Analyst
3 36 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (8.74%) .NET Developer
5 29 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 26 (6.68%) SCCM Engineer
7 25 (6.43%) Administrator
7 25 (6.43%) IT Engineer
7 25 (6.43%) SQL Developer
8 24 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
9 23 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (4.37%) Architect
11 17 (4.37%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.11%) IT Analyst
12 16 (4.11%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.62%) .NET
2 60 (15.42%) HTML
3 51 (13.11%) ASP.NET
4 42 (10.80%) CSS
5 40 (10.28%) Web Services
6 37 (9.51%) .NET Framework
7 31 (7.97%) XML
8 29 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (6.68%) Classic ASP
9 26 (6.68%) HTML5
10 24 (6.17%) jQuery
11 23 (5.91%) WSH
12 22 (5.66%) Middleware
12 22 (5.66%) WinForms
13 19 (4.88%) REST
13 19 (4.88%) SOAP
14 15 (3.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (3.60%) Razor View Engine
16 12 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (3.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.68%) Replication
3 25 (6.43%) Data Centre
4 24 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (4.37%) Clustering
6 15 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.60%) User Experience
8 12 (3.08%) Handset
9 11 (2.83%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.31%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.06%) Fintech
12 7 (1.80%) CMDB
12 7 (1.80%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.80%) Thin Client
13 6 (1.54%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.54%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.29%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (1.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 231 (59.38%) Windows
2 88 (22.62%) Windows Server
3 81 (20.82%) Windows 10
4 76 (19.54%) Windows 7
5 71 (18.25%) Linux
6 68 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (5.91%) Apple iOS
9 19 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (4.11%) Unix
11 13 (3.34%) Windows XP
12 12 (3.08%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.57%) AIX
13 10 (2.57%) Android
14 4 (1.03%) CentOS
15 2 (0.51%) Solaris
15 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.57%) ITIL
2 70 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (15.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (13.62%) Test Automation
5 48 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (10.03%) Problem Management
8 38 (9.77%) MVC
9 31 (7.97%) Change Management
9 31 (7.97%) DevOps
10 28 (7.20%) Project Management
11 27 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 27 (6.94%) Web Development
12 26 (6.68%) CRM
13 25 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (6.43%) Information Security
14 24 (6.17%) Migration
15 23 (5.91%) Presales
15 23 (5.91%) Software Engineering
16 22 (5.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 250 (64.27%) PowerShell
2 189 (48.59%) SQL
3 107 (27.51%) C#
4 82 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 67 (17.22%) T-SQL
6 65 (16.71%) VB
7 38 (9.77%) Python
8 27 (6.94%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.17%) C++
10 23 (5.91%) Java
11 19 (4.88%) PHP
12 18 (4.63%) PL/SQL
13 16 (4.11%) C
14 15 (3.86%) VBA
15 14 (3.60%) Perl
16 13 (3.34%) VB6
17 11 (2.83%) VB.NET
18 10 (2.57%) Ruby
19 8 (2.06%) R
20 4 (1.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 62 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (11.83%) MCSE
3 34 (8.74%) Degree
4 28 (7.20%) MCP
5 25 (6.43%) MCSA
5 25 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (4.88%) CCNA
8 18 (4.63%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.60%) CCAA
9 14 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (3.34%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.08%) MCTS
12 7 (1.80%) CCNP
13 6 (1.54%) ISEB
13 6 (1.54%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (1.03%) AWS Certification
14 4 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.74%) QA
2 18 (4.63%) GDPR
3 16 (4.11%) SLA
4 6 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 68 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (4.11%) vSphere
6 14 (3.60%) DFS Replication
6 14 (3.60%) XenApp
7 10 (2.57%) BitLocker
7 10 (2.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 9 (2.31%) Docker
9 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 84 (21.59%) SCCM
2 34 (8.74%) WSUS
3 20 (5.14%) Perfmon
4 17 (4.37%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (3.08%) SCOrch
6 11 (2.83%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (2.57%) AirWatch
7 10 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (2.57%) Terraform
7 10 (2.57%) WMI
8 8 (2.06%) Control-M
9 6 (1.54%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.54%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.29%) Puppet
10 5 (1.29%) SCOM
11 4 (1.03%) MIIS
11 4 (1.03%) Nagios
11 4 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 163 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 108 (27.76%) VMware
3 51 (13.11%) HP
4 49 (12.60%) Citrix
5 37 (9.51%) Cisco
6 26 (6.68%) Apple
7 24 (6.17%) Ivanti
8 21 (5.40%) Oracle
9 20 (5.14%) IBM
9 20 (5.14%) Symantec
10 18 (4.63%) SAP
11 15 (3.86%) Sophos
12 14 (3.60%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.08%) Autodesk
14 11 (2.83%) Dell
15 10 (2.57%) Nimble Storage
16 9 (2.31%) Google
16 9 (2.31%) McAfee
16 9 (2.31%) SonicWALL
17 7 (1.80%) webMethods